cant find brake cables

I cant find brake cables for my bike. I looked on treats and lucky2strokes and googled it yet no one has them in stock for my bike and I dont have the access to the tools to clip the housings and wires if I buy custom ones.

these are the specs for my bike:

- sachs 505/1 engine

- classic columbia commuter type frame (edited)

Re: cant find brake cables

Bicycle shop, get the goodly quality ones

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$10 Walmart bicycle cables in a 4 pack could do in a pinch, and at that price, you could afford wire cutters. Get knarps at an auto parts store if you need them.

Again, I say "in a pinch" as the wire parts are about half the diameter of what I saw at Detroit Moped Works last week. I wouldn't trust them on a kitted bike with a 300 pound rider going 50 mph.

The front brake cable has always been too short for a standard moped handlebar, but might work on a cafe racer.

Make sure you cut the correct end off of the shifter cables when using them for brake cables. There's a small cylindrical end and a barrel end, cut the cylindrical end off as it slips through the brake cable thingies in the hand levers. (edited)

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Like they're saying... your life is on the line. Do not chintz out on these unless its an emergency to get home or the likes.

Helmets are the same.

$100 Helmet = $100 brain.

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